Professional and Entrepreneurial Skills

In additional to the knowledge-based learning, the EMJMD ACES + offers a new, core module validated by the University of Crete. This module aims to improve the students employability by recognising and rewarding students who participate in activities beyond their academic studies. The Professional and Entrepreneurial Skills module is specifically tailored to provide professional or ‘life’ skills training designed to support key competences and qualities required by the aquaculture industry.

The Professional and Entrepreneurial Skills modules involves weekly training sessions in developing personal and career related skills and also an internship placement within the industry:

  • Developing career ideas through reflective practice
  • Presentation skills
  • Entrepreneurial skills (in association with the Scottish Institute for Enterprise)
  • Communcating science, social media etc
  • Debating skills
  • Networking skills
  • Event planning
  • CV preparation
  • Job Interviews
  • e-portfolio development
  • Research methods
  • Internship Placement (based in Greece during Semester 2)